Pelosi announces House won’t vote now on whether to begin impeachment inquiry

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced after meeting with the House Democratic caucus on Tuesday that there will be no vote — at least for now — on the launch of formal impeachment proceedings against President Trump. “There’s no requirement that we have a vote, … Read More

House Oversight Committee subpoenas White House in impeachment inquiry

The House Oversight Committee subpoenaed the White House late Friday, with the Democratic chairmen of three House committees saying that President Trump “has chosen the path of defiance, obstruction, and cover-up” in response to the ongoing impeachment inquiry related to his conduct on a phone call with the … Read More

DHS moves to end limits on detention of migrant families, close ‘loophole’

The Trump administration announced Wednesday it would move to scrap a major court agreement in order to allow for migrant families to be detained longer as their cases are being considered, instead of having to release them after 20 days. … Read More

Senate bows to Trump vetoes, allows Saudi arms sales

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President Donald Trump welcomes first responders before signing H.R. 1327, an act ensuring that a victims’ compensation fund related to the Sept. 11 attacks never runs out of money, in the Rose Garden of the White House.  Monday, July 29, … Read More

House Democrats planning expansive Trump probes, even after Mueller report

No matter when and how Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia probe ends, House Democrats are planning to aggressively ramp up their own Trump-related investigations that will include a network of committees and high-profile public hearings likely to last well into the 2020 … Read More

After a week of walkbacks, Trump returns to Russia doubting

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President Donald Trump boards Air Force One at Morristown Municipal Airport, in Morristown, N.J., Sunday, July 22, 2018, en route to Washington after staying at Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, N.J. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster) WASHINGTON (AP) — Capping a week … Read More